Agent Name

Ethiofencarb

CAS Number

29973-13-5

Formula

C11-H15-N-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(2-Ethylthiomethyl-phenyl)-N-methylcarbamate; 2-((Ethylthio)methyl)phenol methylcarbamate; 2-((Ethylthio)methyl)phenyl methylcarbamate; 2-Ethyl-mercaptomethyl-phenyl-N-methylcarbamate; Arylmate; BAY-HOX-1901; CHOX 1901; Croneton; Croneton 500; Ethiophencarbe [ISO-French]; Hox 1901; Kronetone; alpha-(Ethylthio)-o-tolyl methylcarbamate; alpha-(Ethylthio)-o-tolyl methylcarbamate [ISO:BSI]; alpha-Ethylthio-o-tolyl methylcarbamate; [ChemIDplus] UN2757

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless solid; mp = 33.4 deg C; [HSDB] Yellow solid; mp = 31-33 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as an insecticide for control of aphids on fruit crops, ornamentals, and vegetables; [HSDB]

Comments

High doses promoted rat liver carcinogenesis; [HSDB] Marked increase in alkaline phosphatase and histopathological changes to liver were observed in 104 week feeding study of dogs at 3000 ppm; In a two year feeding study with rats an increase in relative liver weights was observed at 1000 and 3000 ppm, but no evidence for carcinogenicity; No evidence of delayed neurotoxicity in hens; Not considered teratogenic based on studies with rats and rabbits; A dominant lethal test showed no mutagenicity; [Reference #1]

Restricted

Not currently registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Reference Link

INCHEM JMPR: Ethiofencarb - 1977

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.05E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 97 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Carbamate pesticide, solid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Other Poison

Carbamate

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